Internal Communications

The information on these pages is intended for DHS workers, and we are happy to share the communications with our public readers.

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong.  Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.”  ~ George Washington Carver

To all staff:  Please share your suggestions and concerns by sending an email to  Mahalo for your kokua.

Employee Newsletters

Employee’s Retirement Systems (ERS)

Retirement Workshops

Retirement Workshop Sign-up form
Hawaii County Pre-Retirement Workshop TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Hawaii DHS 104
Kauai County Pre-Retirement Workshop TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Kauai TBA
ERS Pre-Retirement Workshop – Maui DHS 104

Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF)

Information on EUTF Site

Forms can be found at

 DHS Personnel Office Training Classes

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
Adult/Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED July 9th  DHS 104
Blood Borne Pathogens Training via Video Conference TBA
Safety Management Training TBA
Workplace Safety Training for Employees July 28, 2015  DHS 104
Administrative Procedures for Supervisors TBA
Administrative Procedures for Clericals TBA
Verbal De-Escalation Training TBA
Quality Service Training August 4, 2015  DHS 104


Social Services Division Required Training Classes

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form


Department of Human Resources Development


Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
DHRD Safety Branch Training Schedule January to June 2015
July to December 2015
DHS 104
Hawaii County Health and Safety Training Schedule June and July  2015 DHS 104
DHRD State Executive Branch Training Catalog January to June 2015 DHS 104
Free Public Forums TBA


Hawaii State Ethics Commission Training

Training Program Schedule Sign-up form
Ethics Commission Training
(Kona, Molokai, Kauai, and Oahu)


UFUE / TANF / TAONF Resources

SEE Program Videos

Discovery Health Connection Web Services Launch on October 19, 2006, with  a keynote address by Dr. Drew Pinksy. Watch our launch speakers

Notable Sources for Information

Information of Interest

2014 Incentive &  Sustained Superior Performance (SSP) Awards
State Capitol Auditorium, August 29, 2014

** A special thanks to Rachel Thorburn (CWS) for taking individual photos**